Published date: 10 May 2024

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 31 May 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

Location of contract

SG14 1HR

Value of contract

£0 to £45,000

Procurement reference


Published date

10 May 2024

Closing date

31 May 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 September 2024

Contract end date

31 August 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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Hertford Town Council invites tenders for the Grounds Maintenance for two sites (see site maps in section 5) and Schedule of Works (section 4) in Hertford for a 3 year period commencing on 1st September 2024 to 31st August 2027.

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified and experienced providers who must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of providing grounds maintenance services within public open spaces.

The tender is divided into 2 lots as referenced in the schedule of works and site plans:

Lot 1 is for amenity grass cutting and hedge cutting across two sites (Hertford Castle grounds and Iron Drive open space)

Lot 2 is for path sweeping, leaf clearance, maintenance of the shrub, rose and herbaceous borders and box mown grass areas in the Hertford Castle grounds only.

Tenders should be sent by post or delivered by hand in a sealed envelope marked 'Private and Confidential -Tender for Grounds Maintenance' to:
Joseph Whelan - Town Clerk
Hertford Town Council
Hertford Castle
Hertford SG14 1HR

To arrive no later than 12 noon on 31st May 2024
Tenders received after this time will not be considered.

More information


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Nick Kirby


The Castle
SG14 1HR
United Kingdom